Experts Testify Delta tunnels are ‘poor investment for Bay Area'

On March 11 several experts testified at a San Francisco hearing that the Water Fix, a proposal to build two huge tunnels to divert water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the Bay Estuary, would be detrimental to the Bay Area’s environment and economy, including the region’s tourism and fishing industries. The potential effects of the tunnels proposal, and other pending decisions in the Delta, on San Francisco and the Bay Area was the topic of discussion at the hearing of the Senate Select Committee on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, chaired by Senator Wolk. Read the press release about the hearing HERE. See the full agenda HERE.

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Governor signs bill enabling sale of UC Davis wine

September 26, 2016

Prevents waste of student-made wine, creates revenue for university

(Sacramento, CA)-Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday signed into law legislation by Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) enabling UC Davis’s Viticulture and Enology Department to sell wine made by its students, which was otherwise being discarded. 

Governor signs landmark bill to submeter all new apartments, multifamily residences

September 26, 2016

Bill will help renters and property owners conserve water

SACRAMENTO – Today, after a four-year effort, the Governor signed a landmark measure by Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) to encourage responsible water use and conservation by requiring water meters and submeters in new apartment and other multifamily residential buildings. 

Governor signs bill to improve quality of life for veterans

September 21, 2016

Legislation strengthens oversight, streamlines distribution of funds to benefit veterans home residents

(SACRAMENTO, CA)– Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed into law legislation by Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) to provide stronger oversight and fairer distribution of funds to provide for the welfare of veterans living in California’s eight veterans’ homes.